Posts By: Genesis Imaging

An Interview with Michael Benson, Director of the Prix Pictet and Co-Founder of Cultural Consultancy Firm, Candlestar Ltd.

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Originally posted on November 28th 2013 Michael Benson is a writer and film producer, he established cultural consultancy firm Candlestar with Fariba Fashad in 2003. Clients have included Frieze Art Fair, The Gulf Art Fair (now Art Dubai), the Sovereign European Art Prize, The Sony Photography Prize, The Tusk Conservation Awards and the Syngenta Photography… Read more »

An Interview with Photographer Laura Pannack

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Originally posted on November 22nd 2013 Laura is a London based photographer who has been exhibited and published both nationally and internationally. Her work focuses on social documentary and portraiture, with many of her personal projects focusing on youth and adolescence – exploring the connections, interactions and relationships that form during this period of life…. Read more »

An Interview with Gallerist Laura Noble

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Originally posted on November 7th 2013 Laura Noble is a London based Gallerist, Artist and Author of The Art of Collecting Photography’. As a passionate advocate of photography as a fine art, Laura lectures in the UK and abroad to students, photographers and collectors. L A Noble Gallery focuses on cutting-edge contemporary photography. We caught… Read more »

An Interview with Artist Gavin Mitchell

Originally posted on October 31st 2013 Working with found images, collage and print, Gavin Mitchell’s work explores the human and material landscape – giving new life to discarded images and creating new visual relationships between objects and materials. His recent project Fourth Wall’ references Japanese culture and introduces a fictional meeting between the cowboys from… Read more »

An Interview with Melinda Gibson – an Artist and Photographer Working with Photographs and Publication

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Originally posted on October 25th 2013 Melinda’s first publication, The Photograph as Contemporary Art’ was chosen as one of the Best Books of 2012 by Photo-eye. This year, Melinda brings us Miss Titus Becomes a Regular Army Mac’, a collaborative publication with Kummer & Herrman. This limited edition, handmade book is produced from the visual… Read more »

An Interview with Pete James, Curator of Photography Collections at The Library of Birmingham

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Originally posted on October 18th 2013 Did you know, The Library of Birmingham has 25 miles of world-class archives? The recently refurbished library is both a triumph of modern design and allows a larger audience to view the number of nationally and internationally significant collections kept by the library. As one of the National Collections… Read more »

An Interview with Jim Casper, Founder and Editor in Chief of LensCulture

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Originally posted on October 11th 2013 The Telegraph described LensCulture as “A definitive resource for anyone who wants to keep up with the latest trends and debates in contemporary photography.” (“The 10 Best Photography Sites” – Jan 2013) Continuing our Twitter interview series, we spoke to Jim Casper, Founder and Editor in Chief of online… Read more »

An Interview with David Birkitt of DMB Media

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Originally posted on October 4th 2013 Following his talk with Martin Parr and Jaap Scheeren at Unseen photography fair, David Birkitt spoke to us LIVE via Twitter on Tuesday about changes in the industry, overcoming challenges and more… Through his involvement with Penny Rich, Bill Charles, Magnum and later DMB Media; David has represented and… Read more »

Format Festival ; a Personal Perspective

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Originally Posted on April 7th 2014 Format provides a year-round programme of exhibitions, events and professional development opportunities alongside Format festival which takes place at Derby Quad every other year. This year, Format Festival provided a unique off-year programme in-between, which provided a series of exhibitions, talks, events and international portfolio reviews last weekend. Amongst… Read more »